Mount Hebron: 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY 11367-1027 (718-939-9405)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 228, Flushing, NY 11352.
Located off the Long Island Expressway (US Route 495) near College Point Boulevard. Office Hrs: M-F 9-11:50, 12:30-4pm, Sunday as well but staffed by part-timers. Grounds are open 8am-5pm. Staff is extremely helpful. Cedar Grove Cemetery Assn. is the administrator. Quite large and well kept, Mt. Hebron Cemetery was established on the grounds of non-sectarian Cedar Grove Cemetery, Flushing, NY in 1909. The cemetery has more than 217,000 graves. Mount Hebron Cemetery, New York City has a data base to look up internments by name or by society. Their interment search allows for a comprehensive search of all individuals buried at the cemetery. There are also driving directions or the website, hours of operation, a printable map, and the ability to view a comprehensive list of all burial societies with plots in the cemetery. June 2006]
Britchaner Benevolent Association (New York, N.Y.) Records, 1932-1977.
Description: 1.9 linear ft. Notes: Landsmanshaft established in 1895 by Jewish immigrants from Brichany, Moldavian S.S.R. ... affiliated with the Britchaner Bessarabian Relief Association. The association was dissolved in 1977. ... and a "golden book" (a record of deaths) for both funds; ... Also, materials relating to the burial benefits the association provided for members. These include a "golden book" (record of deaths); a notebook containing grave reservations in Mount Zion Cemetery located in Maspeth (a part of Queens) and in Mount Hebron Cemetery located in Flushing; a notebook recording members' illnesses and burials; a funeral assistance receipt book; burial and monument permit books (also in Mount Hebron and Mount Zion cemeteries); and plot deeds and reservations. YIVO collections are in Yiddish, Russian, Polish, English, Hebrew, and other European and non-European languages. Location: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. Control No.: NXYH89-A852 [December 2000]
Deutsch Ostrover Organization: Source: Harold Boiman; e-mail: email@example.com
Empire State Lodge #191
Erste Knihinin Stanislauer KUV: Block 5, Path 10
Erste Stanislauer plot:
Erste Wielkie-Oczer [Wielkie Oczy in Polish] K.U.V. Section 36, line 11: This landsmanshaften, formed October 24, 1903 was liquidated by New York State in 1984 according to Mt. Hebron. Source: Stephen Landau, White Plains, NY; web page
First Chevre Zoliner: a.k.a. Zoliner Chevra.
Founded 1901, there are plots in three area cemeteries, all with informational posts at the gate. The other two locations are Mount Zion, Maspeth Queens, and Floral Park Cemetery, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. Location: Block 22 (facing block 19) Source: Michael A. Miller; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Progressive Brethren of Neshvis Progressive Brethren:
also has a plot in Washington Cemetery. The headstones are all in very good condition and easily read. There was only one damaged stone, apparently toppled. Irwin Nack compiled this list, November 11, 1997. (See their web site.)
Rohatyn:Rohatyner Young Men's Society Burial Site: Rohatyner Young Mens Society Inc: "cemetery chairman, Alvin Edelstein. Graves in Mt. Hebron Cemetery Block 57 and graves in Mt. Zion Cemetery (path 14), 59-63 54 Ave., Maspeth (Queens) NY 11378. Gravesites at Beth Israel Woodbridge NJ and "Old" Montefiore, St. Albans also. Rohatyner Young Men's Society , an organization chartered in 1903 in N.Y by immigrants from the town of Rohatin in Galicia, about 70 kilometers southeast of Lvov/Lemburg, known today as Rogatin, Ukraine. This landsmanshaften was organized by immigrants primarily for social reasons, for mutual assistance, and as a burial society. All the gravesites are sold. The names are of those buried in Mt. Hebron plot. The information source is Alvin Edelstein, Cemetery Chairman of the Rohatyner Young Men's Society. Alvin inherited this position from his late father-in-law, who held it for over fifty years. All meticulously handwritten Yiddish minutes of Rohatyner meetings of the first fifty years are preserved at YIVO in New York. Manhattan 1903 certificate of incorporation purpose is stated." Source: Phyllis Kramer, PhyllisKramer1@worldnet.att.net
Workmen's Circle Ohav Sholem and Bukaczowe. Source email@example.com .The Workmen's Circle Inc.:(718-939-9405); 45 E 33rd St., NY 10016, (212) 532-1001; fax (212-532-1573) has a lists of their members buried here. Source: Faith Weinberg, Asst. Director, Member Benefits